Jonathan Parise was trained in the family craft by his father Michele Parise a highly respected Piano tuner-technician, craftsman, musician and owner of the Parise Pianoforti Shop in Prato Italy. Jonathan worked in the family business late into his twenties, deciding to make a huge change in his life he then moved to Australia in 2003 to live with his wife in the coastal town of Inverloch.
While working with his father, Jonathan also gained knowledge of the trade from various other local technicians and also extensive training with building and repairing of other string instruments such as guitars and violins. He achieved national accreditation by passing the piano tuners exam with high distinction for aural tuning and piano action regulating and repair with AIARP (Italian Association of piano tuners and technicians) and is recognised by Europiano.
Jonathan has spent many years mastering his profession and is always striving to learning new skills and to improve the quality of his services.
Since moving to Australia Jonathan has achieved an excellent reputation as a highly qualified and experienced piano tuner-technician in the music industry, he services a considerable amount of private customers, a variety of local entities, recording studios and respectable artists and teachers. He is also commissioned for the majority of the live concert and performances in the local area for piano preparation and tuning.
Additionally to retaining his full membership of AIARP (Italian association of piano tuners and technicians) Jonathan is also a full member of the APTTA (Australasian piano tuners technicians association) with the accreditation of ARPT (Australasian Registered Piano Tuner) and an active member of the PTTGVic (Piano Tuners and Technicians Guild of Victoria).
Jonathan offers a high standard of service from a simple piano tuning in a private household to concert instrument preparation and complete piano rebuilds.
The area covered is mainly South Gippsland but for the very attached and loyal customer he also regularly travels to other areas.